San Francisco's Homeless Being Moved To Meager Pier 80 ShelterOfficials with the Coalition on Homelessness in San Francisco said Friday that the 150 beds at the Pier 80 shelter would not be enough to house the estimated 5,000 people who are living on the city's streets.
Pier 80 Homeless Shelter Is OpenThe shelter, now open, is intended to be the city's response to El Nino and the heavier winter storms that have been predicted. Depending on the weather, it will operate through March or April.
Phil Matier: Port Of SF Workers Destroy Rare Birds' Nest At America's Cup SiteFederal fish and wildlife authorities are trying to figure out whether Port of San Francisco workers violated federal law when they destroyed a birds’ nest on a crane near Pier 80, where Oracle’s America’s Cup yacht-racing team has set up shop.
Kayaker Missing After Falling Into Water Near San Francisco PierA search was being conducted near Pier 80 Sunday afternoon for a missing kayaker, a San Francisco police spokesman said.